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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
TBG710 BioInformatics 927001 1 1 0
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course is to acquaint the second year Medical Biology PhD students with fundamental concepts of Bioinformatics and to familiarize them with various databases and programs in use in Bioinformatics.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Andreas D. Baxevanis, B. F. Francis Quellette, 1998. Bioinformatics, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. / Related papers in Periodicals.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Accessing to various medical, biological, genetics, proteomics and genomics databases and extracting and manipulating usefull information from them using various programs.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.What is bioinformatics?
2.Introduction to National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
3.Introduction to GenBank [Nucleic Acids Research, 2013 Jan;41(D1):D36-42]
4.Introduction to PubMed; how to use it effectively
5.Introduction to OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritenve in Man)
6.Introduction to Gene
7.Introduction to RefSeq: NCBI Reference Sequence Database
8.Introduction to UniGene
9.Introduction to SNP Database (dbSNP)
10.Introduction to the Database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGAP)
11.Introduction to BLAST (Basic Local Alignment Sequence Tool)
12.Running a Nucleotide BLAST
13.Running a Protein BLAST
14.Making specific primers with Primer BLAST
15.Overview of Human Genome
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Workload Calculation
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